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Floor slab of Ulvich van den Horrich

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1955
Name Floor slab of Ulvich van den Horrich
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Susteren, Amelbergakerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with a per pale shield inside a decorated trefoil in the centre, blank quatrefoils in the corners and an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [924] Susteren, Benedictinessen (Susteren, Benedictine Nuns), Susteren
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Ulvich van de Horich (Ulvich van den Horrich)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4147] Ulvich van de Horich (van den Horrich) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 226 x 115 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is slightly worn, and shows damages at the bottom and a hole at the upper right. It is unclear whether the quatrefoils in the corners have always been blank or whether the original content (evangelist symbols or quarters) has worn away.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Belonje, J., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Limburg, Publications de la Société Historique et Archéologique dans le Limbourg 96-97 (1960), , 284; no. 5
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 12825-51, photo no. 12825-51_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks In the 19th century, the slabs of the Amelbergakerk - particularly those that were situated near the communion benches - were built into the walls of the side aisles. This relocation was ordered by Mgr. Van Bommel, bishop of Liege.

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1955] Floor slab of Ulvich van den Horrich

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a per pale shield inside a decorated trefoil in the centre, blank quatrefoils in the corners and an inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 226 x 115 x 0
Date
Year 1483
Specified date 1483/09/05
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Susteren, Amelbergakerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is built into the wall of the south aisle (fifth from the east)
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry inside the trefoil in the centre
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: a saltire, between three crosses in each quarter; II: three two-headed eagles, 2-1 (gedeeld, I: een schuinkruis, in elk kwartier vergezeld van drie kruisjes (Van den Horrich); II: drie dubbelkoppige adelaars, 2-1 (Van Bree))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Van den Horrich-van Bree
Person details
Person details
  • [4147] Ulvich van de Horich (van den Horrich) (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along the edge
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier ligt begraven Joffrou Ulvich van de Horich sterf int jaer uns heren MCCCCLXXXIII unde V den dagh in den September bit god voer die zeele.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried mistress Ulvich van den Horrich, died in the year of Our Lord 1483 on the 5th day in September, pray to God for the soul.
Dutch translation Hier ligt begraven juffrouw/jonkvrouw Ulvich van den Horrich, stierf in het jaar ons Heren 1483 op de 5de dag in september, bid God voor de ziel.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4147] Ulvich van de Horich (van den Horrich) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • architectural decorations
  • flowers/plants
  • geometric patterns
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) central trefoil with finial-like elements (outside), and trefoils, tracery, fleurs-de-lis and finial-like elements (inside); quatrefoils in the corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4147
Personal details
Name Ulvich van de Horich (van den Horrich)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1483/09/05
Additional remarks Daughter of Egidius van den Horrich and Elisabeth van Bree.
Social standing
Status member of a convent
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification Ulvich is mentioned as 'kanonikes' (canoness) in documents of 1461 (see Belonje, 1961). She may therefore have been a canoness of the secular convent of noble women in Susteren.
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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